Drafting and Design Diploma, Danville Community College, 1974; Bachelor of Science in Mech. and Engineering Technology, Old Dominion U., 1981; Master of Business Administration, Berry College, 1991.
Heavy equipment operator, Guy P. Riddle, Inc., Chatham, Virginia, 1970-1972; detail draftsman, Diston, Inc., Danville, 1973-1974; design draftsman, Corning Glass Works, Danville, 1974-1975; engineer technician, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, 1981; mechanic engineer, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Danville, 1982-1986; mechanic design engineer, Bekaert Corporation, Rome, Georgia, since 1986.
With United States Air Force, 1976-1980.
Married Linda Jean Davis, February 17, 1957 (divorced December 1982).